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Foxconn faces challenges hiring thousands for plant

Now that Wisconsin has a pledge from Foxconn to build a $10 billion plant and create 13,000 new jobs, the question is, can the jobs be filled?

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CRRC adds LA to list of railcar contracts

China’s railcars soon will be humming along both coasts of the United States.

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Michigan unit of Chinese plastics company to expand

A Michigan-based subsidiary of China’s largest plastics compounder will invest $60 million and create 150 jobs over the next three years with an expansion of its suburban Detroit plant.

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Modern and urban aren’t the same

China’s new leadership has stressed the importance of urbanization for the nation’s modernization. But urbanization on its own does not equate to modernization. Even if more people from rural areas become residents in cities they will not enjoy a dignified life there without stable jobs. Instead they will simply and eventually create dual urbanrural structures […]

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US students investing in their future

BEIJING – American students dreading the prospect of finding employment during tight economic times are looking to China to boost hiring credentials. Even as the number of Chinese students enrolling in American universities’ skyrockets to nearly 150,000 a year, thousands of Americans are looking to study in China in the hopes of gaining a leg […]

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Huge investments to boost region’s economic growth

Targeted program will see Xinjiang prosper, Cui Jia and Mao Weihua report from Urumqi. The economy of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will be transformed over the next five years by targeted investment from State-owned enterprises. The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission held a meeting in Urumqi, the regional capital, in August to discuss […]

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